Winter Mini Photo Play Sessions! Play sessions are a fun no pressure way to get the whole family on board for lovely candid portraits. It’s not always easy whether with toddlers or teens! :) Thanks to Lorenita Jacome for trusting me with your family for a sweet session at Trout Lake! . . #winterminis #winterminiphotoplaysessions #applestarphoto #candidfamilyportraits #familyportraits #playsessions #applestarphoto #vancovuerportraitphotographers #vancouverfamilyphotographer

wild play This March Celebrate Wild Play! Wild Play!  My favourite passion both as a photographer and mama, nanny, and outdoor educator.  It’s wonderful out there these days during this magical overlap between Winter and Spring, West Coast Style, and I’ve been feeling really grateful for the wonderful green spaces in Vancouver and my Embodied~Play friends. I shared an important blog post from 1000 Hours…

What if everything depended on you holding on? What if everything depended on you letting go? . . . . . . . #holdon #letgo #forage #seeds #fall #foragephotography

Family I am grateful for the wonderfully unique families I have the honour to photograph! Happy Fall and Thanks Giving everyone. #fallminiphotoplaysessions #applestarphoto #celebratefall #celebratefamily #gratitude #thanksGiving #vancouverphotographer #candidfamilyportraits #troutlake

Fall Mini Photo Play Sessions Here’s a small taste of some of the gorgeous, cozy, loving families I have photographed over the past week or so! Lot’s more mini sessions happening. ~ Drop by http://www.facebook.com/applestarphoto for more information. ~ Enjoy these glorious Fall season everyone!

forage photography I wandered down from my home near the ravine to Trout Lake, criss-crossing through fields, alleys, bike-paths, the signs of Fall becoming. I was on my way to a Photo Shoot, but the journey between two points is so often my favorite place, as I so love to wander, and see what gifts I encounter.   Here is wonderful Copley Community Orchard,…

wild woman of the lake There are many reasons why a woman might want to walk the wilds within and discard layers of convention, expectations, self-concept, injury. For some this process of entering a wilder state, and allowing nature’s embrace to hold her ~ the buoyant support or cleansing of the waters, the ageless solid presence of rock, the twisted sinews of root, the…

Late Summer  Expectant Mama  Glorious mama Kiera ready to welcome her little one Earth-side very soon. Thank you for trusting me to capture some beautiful images of this precious time on your parenting journey. . . . . #maternityphotography #applestarphoto . #expectantmothr #mothertobe #pregnancyphotography #babybump #cantwaittomeetyou #vancouverphotographer

wild woman of the lake   I am honoured to photograph my brave friend! She is a glorious wild woman holding space and honouring her edges. <3 #awildwomenproject . . . . . #applestarphoto #wildwomen #rewildphotography #therapeuticphotography #healingart #noshame

a wild woman project ~ wild spa “I feel like I washed away a lot of shame in that river.” Beautiful wild women! It takes courage to walk into the river bare of all conventions, wild spa clay and forest greens help to honour our wild nature! #wildspa #firemaker #elementalspa #awildwomenproject #wildwomanproject #wildmanproject #embodied #embodythewild #embodiedhealing #embodiedphotography #rewild #wildwomen #rewildphotography #therapeuticphotography #healingphotography #walkthewildswithin #deepnatureconnection…